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The Heath Introduction to Fiction

The Heath Introduction to Fiction
Author: John Clayton
ISBN 13: 9780395958254
ISBN 10: 395958253
Edition: 6
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 1999-06-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 896
List Price: $132.95

This affordable, chronologically arranged anthology features 72 short stories carefully selected for their representation of international voices and techniques, their significance in the development of fiction, and their educational and thematic value. Selections are weighted toward the modern and contemporary, with a fair representation of earlier stories. Story groupings help instructors shape thematic units, and help students recognize thematic and technical points of comparison between readings. Multiple stories by the same author allow students to compare works and analyze the evolution of the writer's literary technique.